Traditional Chinese Medicine Part 3

The Black Bear Black bears in cages in a Chinese bear farm--World Society for the Protection of Animals. - See more at: http://advocacy.britannica.com/blog/advocacy/2007/10/traditional-chinese-medicine-and-endangered-animals/#sthash.2S2mdSV5.dpuf Bear bile is used in TCM to treat a wide variety of illnesses and injuries, including liver ailments and headaches. Although substitutes for bear bile exist, there is still a huge demand … Continue reading Traditional Chinese Medicine Part 3

Today’s Rant: How We Support Animal Poaching

This is part 1 of a series of articles on this topic. Animal poaching greatly upsets me. Whether it's a rat, an opossum, a rhinocerous, or a beautiful tiger, it upsets me. We need to value all life, and to support poaching by purchasing products made with, or containing, animal parts, is just plain wrong. … Continue reading Today’s Rant: How We Support Animal Poaching